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Read the Following Passage Carefully and Answer the Questions that Follow. a Century Ago, the Process of Choosing a Career Was a Much Simpler Matter than It is Today. a Boy Often Followed - English Language

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Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions that follow.

A century ago, the process of choosing a career was a much simpler matter than it is today. A boy often followed in his father's footsteps. His sister learned the household skills that ___ (I) ____her to become a wife and mother. Now-a-days, young people grow up in a much free society _____ ( 2) ____ they enjoy almost unlimited career opportunities. In recent years, there ____ ( 3)____ an enormous increase in the kinds of vocations from which it is possible to choose. In addition, many of the
barriers to career, opportunities that existed only a few decades ago, such as ___(4) ____ based on sex or religion or ethnic origins, are ____ (5) ____disappearing.

1. 
(a) had prepared
(b) may prepare
(c) was prepared
(d) would prepare


2.
(a) where
(b) when
(c) why
(d) whom

3.
(a) had been
(b) has been
(c) will be
(d) would have

4.
(a) judgement
(b) perception
(c) goodwill
(d) discrimination


5.
(a) rapidly
(b) incessantly
(c) categorically
(d) vigilantly

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Solution

A century ago, the process of choosing a career was a much simpler matter than it is today. A boy often followed in his father's footsteps. His sister learned the household skills that would prepare her to become a wife and mother. Now-a-days, young people grow up in a much free society where they enjoy almost unlimited career opportunities. In recent years, there has been an enormous increase in the kinds of vocations from which it is possible to choose. In addition, many of the
barriers to career, opportunities that existed only a few decades ago, such as discrimination based on sex or religion or ethnic origins, are rapidly disappearing.

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